Fort Fisher

The battle you will never forget.

Where Was The Battle of Fort Fisher at and what was it.

Fort Fisher was a Confederate fort during the American Civil War. It protected the vital trading routes of the port at Wilmington, North Carolina, from 1861 until its capture by the Union in 1865.

How Many Casualties was it.

500 People were killed or wounded, 1,400 people were captured, so about 1,900 people were either captured killed or wounded during this battle.

Benjamin Butler & Robert Hoke's Forces

Butler had about 1,550 men and about 350 reinforcements. So all together he had about 1,900 men. Robert Hoke had around 6,400 soldiers.

What was the Significance of this battle ?

It protected the vital trading routes of the port at Wilmington, Nc